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Jan 8 2023

Our picks for the 2023 hotspots in Latin America

2023 is upon us, but have you thought about where you’ll be travelling this year? With a wealth of places […]
Argentina puna high plains

Apr 14 2022

Where Can I Go Now?

Thinking of travelling again soon? We are pleased to announce that many Latin American countries are safe to visit once […]
Zip-lining adventure

Mar 16 2021

Costa Rica Safe Travels

Monteverde cloud forest Arenal volcano region Guanacaste Tortuguero Osa Peninsula Take a look at our Costa Rica holiday ideas Related […]
Costa Rica Osa Peninsula

Mar 25 2019

OSA PENINSULA COSTA RICA

Landing by boat at the Osa Peninsula is the closest experience to a Christopher Columbus moment. Verdant forests reach down […]

Oct 2 2018

Everything you need to know about turtle nesting in Tortuguero

The tiny settlement of Tortuguero lies along the Northern Caribbean coastline of Costa Rica just 50 miles or so from […]

Feb 27 2018

Latin America’s top football teams

The beautiful game is by far the biggest sport in Latin America, nearing an obsession for many. Even if you’re […]

Feb 27 2018

Where to watch Latin America’s famously melting sunset

  Who doesn’t like a good sunset? One of life’s great joys is watching the melting ball of orange light […]
Galapagos-Frigatebirds

Oct 6 2017

Videos of the most magnificent birds in Latin America

Latin America has the most diverse range of avifauna on earth. More than 3,000 different species of birdlife can be […]
Costa Rica whale

Jul 1 2017

Whale watching in Costa Rica starts in July

Now is the time to head down to warm waters of the Golfo Dulce in southern Costa Rica. Pacific humpback […]

May 8 2017

10 places in Latin America that will take your breath away

Latin America is so full of wonders, it’s almost impossible to pick just 10. Our travels have taken us all […]

Dec 30 2016

2017 Latin America travel bucket list

Thinking of travelling to Latin America in 2017? With such a huge area spanning two continents, we thought we’d put […]

Dec 5 2016

Top 10 beaches in Costa Rica

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Nov 29 2016

Latin America’s most colourful festivals

The world is full of colourful festivals and none come as colourful as those in Latin America. While Carnival in […]

Nov 8 2016

The best street food you can get for under $5 in Latin America

Latin America isn’t short on street snacks. Like much of the world, some of the tastiest cuisine gets cooked on […]

Oct 18 2016

10 exotic creatures you’ll see in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is one of the most biodiverse places on earth and a must for wildlife enthusiasts. While it would […]

Sep 19 2016

Best places to go surfing in Latin America

The thousands of kilometres of coastline that make up South, Central and North America have some of the world’s best […]

Sep 19 2016

25 random but interesting facts about Latin America you probably didn’t know

Angel Falls in Venezuela is one of the largest waterfalls in the world with a height of almost 1 kilometre. […]
Chile Torres del Paine

Aug 23 2016

10 of the best national parks in Latin America

Wild and untamed, the national parks of Latin America are havens for adventure seekers, wildlife enthusiasts, nature lovers and hikers. […]

Jun 14 2016

9 insanely luxurious hotels around Latin America

Alvear Palace, Argentina The elegant Alvear Palace, located in the upmarket Recoleta district in Buenos Aires, was built in the […]

May 24 2016

12 amazing things to do in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is full of exciting experiences, an adventure playground of hiking trails, mountains, waterfalls, surf and white water rivers. […]

Mar 26 2016

The best drone footage of Latin America

Aerial footage from drones is fast becoming the most creative way to make short travel films. Capturing Latin America’s diverse […]

Feb 3 2016

Watch the migratory routes of birds through the Americas sped up

This fascinating gif shows the migration of birds throughout the year between the Americas from 118 species. As you can […]

Dec 24 2015

The Best Places To travel In 2016

The New Year is almost upon us. In celebration here’s our pick of the best places to visit in Latin […]

Oct 19 2015

Best Birding Locations in Central & South America

Latin America is simply one of the best continents for birding on earth. In total there are over 3,000 species […]

Oct 15 2015

The 20 Best Hikes In Latin America

There are so many amazing hikes you can do through the Americas ranging from light days hikes to serious mountaineering […]

Aug 3 2015

Meet us at the Birdfair

We are pleased to announce Select Latin America will be having a stand at the Birdfair taking place at Rutland […]
Galapagos Gardner Bay

May 13 2015

8 Best Beaches In Latin America

Ipanema Beach, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Flickr/Daniel Amariles Best city beach. Sancho Beach, Fernando de Noronha, Brazil Flickr/Jorge Pindorama Best […]
Torres del Paine

Apr 7 2015

Our 20 favourite places in Latin America

Latin America is a culturally and geographically diverse place. Here’s 20 places (in no particular order) you absolutely have to […]

Dec 15 2014

Celebrating Christmas Latin American Style

Argentina Flickr/N i c o l a Christmas in Argentina has is heavily influenced by Europe and North America although […]
Costa Rica arenal

Nov 17 2014

11 Experiences You Can Have In Costa Rica

1. Scale a volcano Every fancied hiking around a volcano? Costa Rica’s Arenal Volcano is one of the best for […]

Oct 24 2014

Our Top 25 Most Unique Hotels In Latin America

From floating hotels on a Uruguayan lake to an aircraft nestled amongst trees in Costa Rica’s rainforest, we’ve searched high […]

Oct 22 2014

A Guide To The National Drinks Of Latin America

National drinks throughout Latin America vary immensely. Some opt for teas, others beer or liquor. Of course, there is also […]

Oct 21 2014

What To Eat For Breakfast In Each Latin American Country

Breakfast in Latin America varies immensely between countries and also regions. You’re not going to, for example, find the same […]

Aug 11 2014

We have launched our new brochure. Get it hot off the press

We are pleased to announce the publication of new brochure. This beautiful 96 page full colour booklet is packed full […]

Jul 20 2014

Weird creatures from the Cocos Island in Costa Rica

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X9inncLXAHg The Cocos Island is a National Park located 550 kilometres from the mainland and uninhabited other than park rangers. […]

Jul 5 2013

Poison Arrow Frogs

Poison dart frogs have long been used by tribal peoples of South America. They learned that rolling a blow-dart tip […]

Jun 20 2013

Costa Rica adrenaline experience

Visit Costa Rica with us and enjoy your own tailor made experience. RELATED: 12 amazing things to do in Costa Rica

Oct 12 2012

Among the Clouds in Costa Rica

For nature lovers Costa Rica’s flourishing green rainforest, palm fringed white-sand beaches, an abundance of birdlife and monkeys in the […]

Aug 24 2012

Mad Max of the lake

From Guatemala’s town of Panajachel, nestled on the shores of Lake Atitlán, we recommend taking a boat to meet the […]
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